Business

City reminds community of water schedule

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The City of Fredericksburg is reminding water utility customers of the Stage 3 Water Conservation measures currently in place. “Due to a lack of significant rainfall and high summer temperatures, the water demand per day has increased significantly,” a spokesperson said.

Council amends utility agreement

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Boot Ranch can now “swap” about 37 acres inside its existing utility service for about 37 acres outside the area, after a vote by the Fredericksburg City Council on Monday. The council approved this action by a 3-2 vote during its 6 p.m.

HCM receives Women’s Choice Award

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Hill Country Memorial has received the Women’s Choice Award recognizing its “Excellence in Safety” rating, according to Chief Clinical Officer Nikki Rivers. Only hospitals in the top 10% of the country are named Women’s Choice Award hospitals, the only designation that takes into consideration the preferences of women when selecting a hospital.

What to do if a worker gets the virus

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With the rapid uptick in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations Gillespie County is experiencing, more of our members are faced with workforce implications of employees who have tested positive for COVID or may have been exposed to the virus.

Freedom has to include responsibilities

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If you’re a child of “Schoolhouse Rocks” like me, reciting the preamble of the United States Constitution, requires breaking into song. “Schoolhouse Rocks” was a series of short films that aired during the Saturday morning cartoon line-up in the 1970s.

Rise above rancor and work to heal

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Raise your hand if you are tired of COVID-19! Yes, every hand both here and around the globe is raised. But sadly, it appears COVID-19 is far from tired of us.

Turn down the volume, be part of the solution

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When I was 20-something, a person I very much admired professionally asked me to accompany him on a day trip to look at some developing tourism products of interest to us both.